Definition of speed bump in English:

speed bump

Line breaks: speed bump
(also speed hump)


  • A ridge set at intervals in a road surface to control the speed of vehicles.
    More example sentences
    • He said that after telling the boy to ‘clear off’ he had slipped on a speed hump in the road and that the fall had caused his injuries.
    • Jeffrey clapped his hand over his mouth as the taxis rumbled over a speed bump.
    • The teenager added that Hall then threw him into the middle of the road, where he hit his left shoulder on a speed hump and banged his head.

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